CPT® 59400, Under Vaginal Delivery, Antepartum and Postpartum Care Procedures

The Current Procedural Terminology (CPT®) code 59400 as maintained by American Medical Association, is a medical procedural code under the range - Vaginal Delivery, Antepartum and Postpartum Care Procedures.

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Summary

In this global service, the provider and nonphysician healthcare providers in the practice provide all of the antepartum care, admission to the hospital for delivery, labor management, including induction of labor, fetal monitoring, use of low forceps and episiotomy, vaginal delivery of the fetus and placenta, and inpatient and outpatient postpartum care. Typical global services begin at eight to ten weeks gestation, with a full term vaginal delivery at thirty–nine to forty weeks gestation, and routine outpatient postpartum care forsix weeks following delivery.

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